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July 07, 2011

Last Call for Tickets to Employee Picnic at Kennywood

Today (Thursday, July 7), from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Center, is the final chance to purchase tickets to the Employee Picnic at Kennywood Park, presented by Staff Council this Saturday, July 9. Carnegie Mellon employees must present their CMU ID to purchase one FunDay ticket for $10, valid only on July 9. Employees with CMU ID can purchase up to nine additional tickets that can be used through the end of the 2011 Kennywood season. The first four additional tickets are $15 each, and up to five more tickets are available for $20 each. There is a surcharge of $10 per ticket if used on the weekends.

Pavilions 8 and 9 at Kennywood are reserved all day for Carnegie Mellon employees. There will be a children's prize give-away at 4 p.m. at Pavilion 8. An adult raffle and ice cream give-away will follow at 4:45 p.m. Employees will be given one raffle ticket, and they must be present with their CMU ID to claim their prize.

Idlewild and Sandcastle Tickets Also Available

Staff Council also has tickets to Idlewild Park ($21.99) and Sandcastle Waterpark ($18). Idlewild and Sandcastle tickets are valid any day during the season and can be purchased by contacting Barbara Price at